Comms chief for NEA resigns

The head of communications for the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) resigned this week, following a set of conference calls in August that...

The head of communications for the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) resigned this week, following a set of conference calls in August that seemed to promote President Barack Obama's policies.

Yosi Sergant, who promoted artist Shepard Fairey's "Hope" poster during the presidential campaign, was criticized by Glenn Beck of Fox News for the calls with the Office of Public Engagement and United We Serve, reported The Washington Post.

The paper also noted that 10 Republican Senators wrote a letter to the chairman of the NEA, asking to be reassured that taxpayer dollars were not being used to promote Obama's policies

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